Jessica Ma

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Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

24 Pancakes From Around The World

Welcome to the REAL IHOP.<p>Every country has a pancake: The flattened sweet or savory cake of various thickness, fillings, and toppings, bound in union with a batter (some sort of ground grain, egg, and milk/water). After being cooked in a pan they arrive on your plate to fulfill their glorious life …

29 Ways To Eat Peanut Butter For Every Meal

Warning: don't read while hungry.

A Cheater's Guide To Homemade Valentine's Day Candy (PHOTOS)

Here we are, the day before Valentine's Day, and we're willing to bet that most of you out there haven't done a thing to prepare. That's okay. We know you had good intentions. You meant to make reservations at that great new restaurant. You even thought about preparing an elaborate feast at home. …

What Your Favorite Kind Of Cookie Says About You

Cookies are a thing of beauty. From the humble oatmeal raisin to the sophisticated macaron, and of course, to the classic chocolate chip, the wonderful world of cookies knows no bounds. Cookies with milk, cookies for an ice cream sandwich, cookies on their own... the ways to eat a cookie are as …

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

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How to Make Great Vegan Ice Cream

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>It was the first few days of vegan month and Ed Levine was not doing well. Today, halfway through his 28-day vegan diet, he has a good handle on things, but Ed's first few days of pork, dairy, and egg deprivation hit him hard. You …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Romantic candlelit dinners are nice and all, but the best part of any Valentine's Day celebration is dessert. After all, isn't the holiday just an …

Best Foods To Eat With A Spoon Straight From The Jar

Some foods taste better eaten straight out of the jar with a spoon. Or at least they make you feel better. At least for a little while... Let's face it. If you're feeling down, sometimes spoon-fed comfort is the only way, no matter how good or bad it actually makes you feel.<p>There's no shame in this …

12 Creative Ways to Top a Baked Potato

The simplicity of a baked potato with butter is one thing—but these 12 creative toppings, from burrata to miso butter, will level up your humble tuber<p>In this month's issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i>, <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> pays homage to one of life's most simple pleasures: the baked potato. Andrew's recipe is nothing …

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Wholefully

This post was updated and republished for your enjoyment.<p>Grilled potato wedges are one of those summer staples in our house. We always have a giant …

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10 Cold-Weather Coffee Drinks To Make At Home (Sorry, Starbucks)

Photo: Peanut Butter and Peppers/Courtesy of Greatist.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our</i> …

How to Make Ritz Bits Crackers at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Nicole Hunn from Gluten Free on a Shoestring gives your favorite childhood snack a makeover by recreating Ritz Bits with gluten-free crackers and</i> …

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5 Things You Should Never Put on Pizza

A plain pizza is one of the world's perfect foods. Bread, cheese, and marinara sauce -- what could be better? Certain toppings really lend themselves to that flavor combination -- pepperoni, for example -- but there are certain foods that really just don't jibe with pizza. We tracked down eight, …

How to Make Monkey Bread

I like food that’s casual, a bit messy, and fun to eat with your hands—and monkey bread just happens to fit perfectly into all of these categories.<p>If you’ve never had the pleasure, monkey bread is a sweet bread made of little balls of yeasted dough rolled in butter and spiced sugar, then baked in a …

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Black bean brownies may sound extremely unappealing, but I can assure you they are phenomenal. You will not notice the black beans in these, I promise.<p>I put this to the test on my mother-in-law. Now, she usually turns her nose up at my healthy meals and any attempts to make things healthier, lower …

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

<i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><b>SEE MORE:</b><b>Ingredients We Can't Cook Without</b><p>Undercook your caramel mixture and you'll end up with a stiff …

Skip Ordering Takeout and Make These Chicken Tacos Instead!

For an excuse-proof plan to avoid ordering takeout, make the mango salsa ahead of time, buy pre-shredded cabbage, and put the chicken in the fridge to marinate the night before. With a little bit of prep work, home-cooked dinner has never been quicker!<p>Charred Chicken Avocado Tacos<p>2 boneless, …

50 Super Bowl Dip Recipes, from Guacamole to Onion Dip

Whether it's with tortilla chips, pita, crudites, or your fingers (no judgment), here are 50 recipes to rock your Super Bowl party.<p>We hereby mandate that all Super Bowl parties must have a dip, whether it’s a cheesy, gooey concoction or a fresh veggie salsa. Double-dipping optional.

25 Easy Party Dips You Can Make In 20 Minutes

Okay, maybe a few of them will take you 25 minutes. But all of them are definitely quick enough to whip up another batch during halftime if you run out.